Third Cook - Kitchen (NOC 6322)
Every memorable dining experience at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team's commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As a Third Cook, the care you devote to food and workspace preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.
Hotel Overview: Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada's premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler's largest conference resort hotel with 550 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorizationto an unforgettable mountain adventure – start yours today!
Terms of employment Permanent: Full time 32 to 40 Hours / Week; Part-time also available for those who require
Stat Date: As soon as possible
employee will be eligible to join benefits plan the first day of the month, following 3 months of full time continuous employment. The benefits package is applicable to the full-time position covers employee and dependents for the 100% employer paid Medical Service Plan of BC, Extended plan through Great West Life (Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment)
Educational Assistance Program
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Wellness Plan
As of day one, employee is eligible to participate in the Retirement Savings Plan, employee assistance program, uniform, dry cleaning thereof, complimentary duty meal for every 5 hr+ shift, subsidized housing.
After 6 months of full time employment employee will be eligible to participate in the Fairmont Pension Plan, where Fairmont matches the employee's contributions
Participation in the Destinations Program, offering discounted Fairmont Hotels Room Rates & Food & Beverage.
Vacation pay will be accrued as per Provincial Legislation with the understanding that employees are required to take their annual vacation and shall not be paid in lieu thereof if not taken. Please note: Vacation requests will typically not be granted during peak season which is December 1 – March 31 and June 1 - September 30.
Employment conditions: Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend
Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Security and Safety: Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, handling heavy loads, Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Standing for extended periods, Overtime required, Physically demanding, Attention to detail
Work Location Information: Staff accommodation available for a fee.
Personal Suitability: Dependability, ability to focus attention on guest needs; remain calm and courteous at all times; Initiative, Team player – ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision; Judgement; Excellent communication and organizational skills; Flexibility, Reliability; strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities; Highly responsible and reliable; Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Cook Categories: Third cook
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
- Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
- Assist in the preparation and service of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
- Support & Motivate kitchen colleagues
- Actively share ideas, opinions & suggestions in daily shift briefings
- Daily checks of all mis en place to ensure freshness & quality standards
- Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
- Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
- Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
- Other duties as assigned
- 1 year previous experience in the culinary field is required
- BC Food Safe Certificate is required upon commencement of employment
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
- Previous experience in the Culinary field required
- DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline an asset
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Constant standing and walking throughout shift
- Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
- Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
- Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
By mail: 4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4 In person: 4599 Chateau Blvd, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4, from 10:00 to 5:00
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
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